Ernestine is 31 years old. She is married with two children. The oldest is four and the youngest is three months. Her husband is a farmer. She has been in business for three years. She wants a loan to buy more cows to sell. She will use the profit to finish up her home.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) is a Rwandan bank specializing in microfinance. It offers credit products to individuals and groups interested in starting or expanding their businesses. It also offers training in business development, financial literacy and health management. Given that approximately 90% of the Rwandan population is directly or indirectly related to the agricultural sector, Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to support UOB’s agricultural loan products, which are vital to the clients living in remote areas.